Continuum Mechanics in Geophysics, 5 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus
Start date: 31 October 2022
End date: 15 January 2023
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-18106 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)
Registration: 30 September 2022 – 30 October 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits including 75 credits in physics and mathematics. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083
Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083
About the course
Continuum physics is an integral part of seismology and geodynamics. This introductory course teaches the fundamentals of how standard physical concepts are applied to elastic bodies and to fluids. Emphasis is placed on application to solid earth problems such as mantle flow, plate tectonics, and seismic waves, but the theory applies equally to the atmosphere and oceans.
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